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going on inside china for the last 30 years? >> fundamental changes. absolutely. the country is virtually unrecognizable today compared to what it was 30 years ago. i was there 30 years ago. >> i know. you were born there, weren't you? >> i was born there, world war ii, lived there with the communist revolution, and i went back three times during the cultural revolution. i was part of the negotiating team when we negotiated diplomatic relations. i've seen china in lots of different forms. >> it seems that when we were focused in afghanistan and iraq, china went from, say, zero to 60 in the last 10 years, especially economically. >> 10 years ago, china realized it was rising so rapidly that it was undoubtedly going to cause concern amongst its neighbors. it adopted a policy of alleviating concerns in the region -- soft diplomacy, very effective. it formed a strategic partnership with the association of southeast asian nations, negotiated a code of conduct for the south china sea. it has been undoing some of the benefits, because the results of the financial crisis has given ch
states to learn the innovations of the west and returned to china with new ideas. this is about 35 minutes. >> before i start to tell you the story of these remarkable men, i'd like to tell of a short story of a far less remarkable man, myself. i was born in tel-aviv, israel. when i was 10 years old, my mother took me to spend the summer in a mysterious exotic far away land filled with rich and spean did treasure -- splendid treasures. i'm talking about, of course, new jersey. [laughter] when i got to new jersey, i attended a summer camp for a couple months, and i made of bunch of discoveries. some were small like the fact that jews previously believed to reside in fruit actually could come in a box, or there was a channel on tv that had nothing but car teens. other discoveries were significantly larger like baseball. even with my mind, i knew there was something american about baseball, a game which you could strike out 60% of the time and still go back at bat, still swing, and still win. i knew that i wanted to live in america. i went back home at the end of the summer, and 10 ye
in a better position to compete withh china and the authors ofer the world war would we sacrifice our advantage because students have to drop out of school? i think the answer is obvious.ea that is why the house republican budget which some support. too it cuts too much education. edu. it would cut dramatically medical research. d what were they thinking in thewt house representatives that we would cut the national rrch institutes of health, medical research and critical areas alzheimer's, looker six diseases diabetes, cancer, at a time when we know that research and innovation our critical for america's success why would the house republican budget cutbacks and dramatically in areas withky ro payoff. poo they've made some poor choicesay and that is why i support the senate democratic approach.ing n $10 billion in cuts but preserving and education, worker training, education research, innovation and infrastructure the investments we need at thise moment in historyce with the americans outrk of work. so that to me is why the difference rast. is so stark and contrast., s president mccon
rescue team along with teams from new zealand and china, continue search operations at the site of the collapsed ctv building. it housed a language school attended by international students, including japanese. a disaster relief task force says work to remove debris at the site is nearing its end. >> we expect the ctv operation to be completed within the next two to three days. >> meanwhile, many family members of the 28 missing japanese are returning to japan. >>> among the 28 japanese who remain unaccounted for in christchurch are a number of nurses. they were studying english there. why are japanese nurses going a abroad to study and work? nhk world found out. >> reporter: nhk world found out. >> reporter: noriko is one of the missing japanese who left for christchurch in january. after working as a nurse in japan for about seven years, she went overseas in the hope of acquiring english skills and becoming involved with international nursing activities. she had taken part in the activities of a nonprofit organization in cambodia. a doctor, who also was a teammate, praises her
the visit of 120 boys from china's qing empire to america in 1872. the boys and listed as members of the chinese educational mission were sent to the united states united states to learn the innovations of the last and return to china with new ideas. this is about 35 minutes. >> before i start to tell you the story of these remarkable men, i would like to tell a very short story of a far less remarkable man, myself. i was born in tel aviv, israel and when i was about 10 years old, and mother took me to spend the summer in a mysterious, exotic, faraway land filled with rich and splendid treasures. i'm talking of course about new jersey. and when i got to new jersey and attended summer camp for a couple of months, i made a bunch of startling discoveries. some discoveries were small, like the fact that previously believed to reside in fruit actually could come in a box or that there was a channel on tv that had nothing but cartoons. at other discoveries were significantly larger, like baseball. even with my and cartoon 10-year-old mind i knew there was something profound and profound
missions and to the united states to learn the innovations of the west and return to china with new ideas. this is 35 minutes. >> before i start to tell you the story of these remarkable men, i would like to tell a short story of a far less remarkable man, myself. i was born in televisa proposal is real. when i was 10 years old my mother took me to spent the summer in a mysterious greek exotic far away land filled with rich and splendid treasures. i am talking about new jersey. when i got to new jersey and attended summer camp for a couple months i made a bunch of startling discoveries. some discoveries were small like the fact that jews previously believed to reside in fruit actually come in a box or that there was a channel on tv that had nothing but cartoons. other discoveries were significantly larger like baseball. even with my jeans and cartoon addled 10-year-old mind i knew that there was something profoundly american about baseball. a game which you could strike out 60% or 70% of the time and still go back and win. ten years later i lived -- moved to new york. a couple years ago m
community, to protect the civilians. >> china increase defense spending by more than 12%, fueling concern about its military ambitions. >> hello and welcome from the libyan-tunisian border. the situation is that the flow of people out of libya has started to slow down. we've heard from the united nations refugee agency that it has fell to less than two thousand yesterday. that's down from the peak of 1000 people every hour. some aid workers are questioning why that flow of people out of libya has slowed down. there are reports of a concentration of would-be refugees better stuff about 15 kilometers inside the border. a large concentration of people there. also, a build up of pro-gaddafi forces. the vast number of people the lab and stranded along the border for the last few days, many of them are now being evaluated. there's an international airlift well under way. dozens of planes are taking people back to their home countries. most of these people are migrant workers who come from countries like egypt, bangladesh, turkey, and many others. it worked in libya. they fled from the violence
in the society. with almost upset with what is going on in the east and what's going on in china and other places, and of course it is incredibly fascinating. but my book is really about the errors that have been made here in the united states and in europe. there is a homegrown problems are not policy, and it has absolutely nothing to do with china. things like education, the structural problems like infrastructure, things like the energy policy that don't have anything to do with china and really are essentials to get right to make sure the u.s. and european countries are on the right track. >> host: is almost like there's a couple of different books in one book. there is your story of the decline of the west. the rise of the east, and i guess the basic premise is that the lines are going to cross. >> you can argue that there is an absolute part talking about the west and its isolation and with the issues are going on there and of course we live in an easing time when china and the other emerging economies have done the unthinkable moving these people of poverty so it is going to be in the year
on in the east and china and the other places. of course, it's fascinating, but my book is really about the errors made here in the united states and europe. it's a home-grown program on policy nothing to do with china, things like education, all the structural problems like infrastructure and energy problems that have nothing to do with china and essential to get right to make sure the u.s. and european countries are back on track. >> host: it's like a couple different books in one book. there's the story of the decline of the west, the rise of the east, and the basic premise of the lines are going to cross. >> guest: you can argue there's an absolute part for sure talking about the west in isolation and what the issues are going on there, and then, of course, we live in an amazing time of china and other emerging economies have done the unthinkable, moving hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty. of course, that's answering the ire relative question as well which is what i've done in the book. >> host: let's start by talking about what's going wrong in the west. >> guest: sure.
. the year 2010 is very important to remember. last year, the relationship between china and the united states of america has achieved new progress. people to people contacts and exchanges between our two countries grow rapidly. last year, 3 million visited each other. 1 million from china, 2 million from the united states of america. we see our mutual friendship enhanced, our cooperation consolidated and expanded. especially, our bilateral trade reached a new record of $385.3 billion. 29.3% more than the previous year. that is 150 times more than 32 years ago, when china and america established diplomatic relations. and the state of california maintains its leading position in exports to china. in the fourth quarter of last year, california exported x 0.8 billion u.s. dollars to china, which is 28% more than the same period of last year. 35% is from the bay area. the year 2010 is also a very remarkable in the relationship between china and san francisco. last year, shanghai and san francisco celebrated the city's anniversary of the sister city relationship. three mayors of this city le
on with china and other places and of course incredibly fascinating. but my book is about errors that have been made here in the united states and europe. it has absolutely nothing to do with china, the education, all the structural problems like infrastructure, things like energy policy that don't have anything to do with china and are essential to get right to make sure the u.s. and european countries are on track. >> host: it's almost as if there's a couple of different books in one book. there is your story of the decline of the west, your story of the rise of the east and the lines are going to cross. >> guest: i think this is you can argue there's an absolute part for short talking about the west and its isolation and issues going out there and going in an amazing time and other european economies have done the unthinkable moving hundreds of millions of people out of poverty so this is going to naturally be able to question as well. >> host: let's talk about what is going wrong in the west. >> guest: first of all its important that in terms of the context of my work i talk about the unint
here, like so many others, to talk about the world today, about america and china, about the middle east and asia and about singapore. he understand's life's clock which makes it a time to look back and look forward. we begin with the future, which has always been his subject. how do you see it, this arab spring? >> well, the analysis i have that read, the one i find most credible, arab states have become nations. >> the ones that become nations are morocco, tunisia, egypt. there is an egyptian nation. >> rose: right. >> but no lib united nations nation. multiple tribes. so when this nation changed leadership, a nation remains 6-and a new leadership emerges, not tribal. whether it's a military dictatorship or civilian ruler with military behind it, i do not see democracy taking root. there's no history of casting roots. >> rose: so what will happen? >> well... >> rose: but do you think these revolutions can be hijacked? whether it's egypt or whether it's... >> rose: hijacked by whom? >> rose: by people who are on the side of the protestors. or by people like, in egypt's case, whethe
>>this week on world business... >>international schools take steps into china. >>it is about being clever enough to see where the opportunity is going to be in the future. >>how access to communications technology has revolutionised life for millions of kenyans. >>mobile phone technology in kenya is well understood, everyone has a mobile phone. >>and a new business funding model giving young entrepreneurs a helping hand in france. >>hello and welcome. i'm raya abirached and this is world business, your weekly insight into the global business trends shaping our lives. the business of international education is worth 45 billion dollars a year and marketers have china firmly in their sights. but not all are focused on attracting"nouveau-riche" chinese students to campuses abroad. some of the most respected english private schools are expanding in the people's republic itself. >>"doe, a deer, a female deer....." >>reporter: quintessentially english, in far flung china - though unlike its four century old namesake for the teenage sons of the world's millionaires and monarchs, harrow int
's the latest market figures. . >>> officials in china are midway through the country's annual national people's congress, and we have been bringing you daily updates on the many different challenges the country faces. lisa comb ya has the latest on the congress from beijing. >> reporter: chinese legislator will express strong concern on thursday about the recent calls for pro democracy demonstrations. during the congress's sixth day, wu vowed to uphold the communist party political held system. >> the importance of sticking to the right policies is to maintain the country's basic system. political unrest would cost china what it has earned from its development, and it could put the country at risk of plunging in to internal disorder. >> reporter: but wu pledged will of the people will be adequately reflected in the laws the country makes. china has seen repeated on-line calls for protests for political reform, inspired by anti-government demonstrations in the middle east and north africa. observers say, wu's remarks are apparently aimed at tightening the communist party's grip on the country.
? there is not much doubt it will be china. according to a poll conducted by the bbc world service, that does not sit too well in many parts of the world. in germany, more than 50% now have a negative view of china's growing economic power, up 10% from six years ago. in the united states, there was a similar jump. scientific research is another area in which china could soon be leading the world. if its current rate of progress is maintained, it could come within three years. measured by the number of published research papers, chinese scientists are already in second place behind the united states. as our correspondent discovered, they are gaining fast. >> a land of ancient invention, china was first with writing paper and with gunpowder. one ambition is space. chinese research is suddenly accelerating. the aim to use science to regain a global lead. >> they want to catch up with the advance companies in science and technology. by 2050, china wants to be one of the leaders. >> in chinese labs, they are working on future medicines, microscopic machines, new sources of energy, and the royal society ha
will be the real global power of tomorrow? there is not much doubt it will be china. according to a poll conducted by the bbc world service, that does not sit too well in many parts of the world. in germany, more than 50% now have a negative view of china's growing economic power, up 10% from six years ago. in the united states, there was a similar jump. scientific research is another area in which china could soon be leading the world. if its current rate of progress is maintained, it could come within three years. measured by the number of published research papers, chinese scientists are already in second place behind the united states. as our correspondent discovered, they are gaining fast. >> a land of ancient invention, china was first with writing paper and with gunpowder. one ambition is space. chinese research is suddenly accelerating. the aim to use science to regain a global lead. >> they want to catch up with the advance companies in science and technology. by 2050, china wants to be one of the leaders. >> in chinese labs, they are working on future medicines, microscopic machines, new
relationship with china. i think it can be not better expressed than in their relationship with our counsel general. thank you for being here. with that, i would like to present a proclamation on behalf of the city to our counsel general. [applause] >> a lot of people have been asking me, what does this year mean? it is the year of the rabbit or hare. for those of you that do not follow the signs of animals, the rabbit is all about prosperity. that is what i want this year to mean. peace and prosperity. it is the sharing and growing of that family, expanding that family to include everyone, that is how we prosper. we do not leave anybody behind when it comes to family. thank you very much. happy new year. [applause] >> thank you, mayor edwin lee, thank you, general counsel, for spending some time with us. he is here every year with us. now this year we have not only mayor edwin lee, as an historical time in san francisco. we have four asian-american members of the board of supervisors with us. as a representative of district 3, i could not be more happy to introduce my district supervisor,
. drought in china as the country's economy steams ahead. can the water supply keep pace with the change. >> welcome to benghazi, libya's second-largest city. we have heard bursts of gunfire. there is still uncertainty here, mixed with a sense of celebration. this is still very much a divided country. colonel gaddafi is holding on, but even the capital is not under his control, as we have been finding out. >> gaddafi supporters were in town to wave off a convoy to benghazi. they say his authority will be restored. >> forever, forever. >> the power of the regime is concentrated in the capital. gaddafi has genuine support here. people would not be out on the streets like this if they thought there wasn't in it chance of violent regime change. but look what somebody put it discreetly and without saying anything into one of the hands of my colleagues, a shell casing. it feels very different. they come at night, sometimes opening fire, sometimes taking people away note -- away. >> talking to you right now, if somebody sees me, maybe i will not stay at home tonight. >> the authorities say sing
said is that the approval of new nuclear plants in china will be suspended. they also say are carrying out investigations, checks on existing nuclear reactors as well as the 27 or so that are being built. so, there is a degree of cautious and definitely going into the future. but for now, china seems to be exercising caution in terms of plans to build of the future. but authorities say the situation is under control. that said, they are trying to evacuate chinese nationals from japan. we do know the national airlines have extra flights to bring these chinese nationals back from japan to china, with thousands and thousands trying to leave the country. but the point, martin, about the fukushima plant, it was built in 1971, i think. people at the time suggested there might be a design flaw in terms of the cooling process to keep the reactors at the right temperature. how many plants like this one, >> not too clear on that. what is interesting about china is that china's nuclear reactor program is relatively small compared to other countries. it produces about 2% of bear energy. but going
. they are looking at china... >> rose: i don't think they're particularly thinking of western democracy. >> they are thinking of china, they are thinking of india. they are thinking of singapore. >> rose: right. >> those are models... >> rose: but they are thinking of universal values. >> yes, but it's... they may call them differently but definitely... >> rose: sometimes they say turkey might be a model. does that make sense to you? >> it makes sense to me. whether it makes a lot of sense to the people in tunisia, egypt, libya, i'm not absolutely certain. but we know enough about it. they certainly admire him but they admire because of his position on the palestinian issue... erdogan. >> rose: so what impact will this have on the palestinian issue? >> you know, i asked some palestinian friends "why don't you do the same? why don't palestinians go now to the street it is way the tunisians have done and the egyptians have done and the libyans are doing and say we'll not go home until the occupation ends?" of course they remember what happened to them in the first intifada which was total
"world business today" live on cnn. >>> china is ordering more than 2,000 new aircraft in the multibillion dollar deal with boeing. it comes as asia's leading air show brings together the region's major playmakers and airlines in hong kong. we have this report on how the commercial aerospace industry is flying sky high. >> reporter: we're at the 2011 asian aerospace expos in hong kong. asia is the world's biggest driver for growth in terms of passengers, in terms of planes and in terms of profits. the proof is in the record number of attendees here at the expos, 11,000 trade delegates from more than 32 countries. proof is also in the multimillion dollar deals just signed early this morning and chinese airlines are leading the way. air china and boeing signed a deal for five new 747 jetliners totaling about $1.5 billion. air china's the world's biggest airline by market capitalization. the purchase today of those planes shows that china's flagship carrier plans to carry the country's pride further internationally. we saw the parent company of hynan sign a deal with boein
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